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Chandler Multicultural Festival 

Each January, Chandler sponsors the Multicultural Festival, in association with the Celebration of Unity, to highlight the cultural diversity of our community through music, dance, art, storytelling and more. 
This event is part of Chandler’s Annual Celebration of Unity events scheduled for the month of January. As a joint collaboration between Chandler Men of Action, East Valley Jewish Community Center, Chandler Center for the Arts, Friends of the Library, Human Relations Commission and the City of Chandler, we are proud to present an extensive variety of community events.

Chandler Multicultural Festival and Chandler International Film Festival
Saturday, January 13, 2018
4 to 9 p.m.
Downtown Library Courtyard (Downtown Stage)

This year’s 23rd annual Chandler Multicultural Festival has teamed up with the Chandler International Film Festival to bring you a collaborative and eclectic weekend of international films, cultural performances, food and beverage vendors, and fun for the family. As the Multicultural Festival comes to an end at 7:30 p.m. on January 13, the Chandler International Film Festival will then take over and present a series of short films out on the lawn for festival goers to enjoy. Films will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs as you join us for an amazing evening!

The Chandler International Film Festival will be held January 12th-15th at the San Marcos Hotel in downtown Chandler, they will be showing over 100 films from around the globe. The event includes a red carpet opening night event, filmmakers workshops, after parties, and of course the many films that are coming to Chandler from all over the world. More information available at

We are now accepting applications for Information/Merchandise Vendors:

Please click HERE if you would like to have a Information/Merchandise Vendors space at the Festival.

The EXTENDED deadline to apply is Friday, December 28, 2017.

Event History
In 1995, the Friends of the Chandler Public Library established the Chandler Multicultural Festival to bring the community together for a fun-filled day of art, music, and dance while also learning a little more about the rich cultural diversity that exists in our community. The festival has grown into a signature event for the City